Jan Wisniewski took this image of double star M40 on May 9, 1999 from Sooke, BC, using a Cookbook 245 LDC CCD camera on Ultima 8 f/6.3 telescope. It is composed of unguided W (7 x 30 sec.) and CMY (4 x 30 sec. each) integrations processed with Multi245, AIP245 and QColor, as well as PhotoPaint 8.
M40, photographed by Tim Hunter and James McGaha with their 24-inch f/5 reflector and Apogee AP 7 CCD camera, at Grasslands Observatory. This image is a 3-color composite. M40 is the double star. The small galaxy in the upper right is MCG10-18-32.
M40 as photographed by Tim Hunter and James McGaha with their 12-inch Meade LX20 and Apogee KX260 CCD camera at 3towers Observatory. This is a simple b/w CCD image. Besides double star M40 and suggestions of faint galaxy MCG10-18-32, this image also shows 12.5-mag barred spiral NGC 4290 and 6th mag star 70 Ursae Majoris.
Last Modification: September 8, 2000